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Turb02 Turb02 is offline
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Default From OSX to Linux. - 02-27-2012, 04:06 PM

What would the best process be? Should I bring it back to WinXP then go to Linux? Can I go from OSX straight to Linux? If so, can someone point me to a thread where someone did it?

Sorry, I dont frequent this forum much. If its been done already, please dont just post "search".
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lswartz lswartz is offline
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Default 02-27-2012, 06:58 PM

Try this link Download | Ubuntu .

It gives you the options & how to for installing Ubuntu. There are several good versions of Linux but this on is a good one to start & grow with.

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Default 03-03-2012, 04:14 PM

Any OS installer can delete all preexisting OSs. So, you don't need to go OSX to XP to Linux.

The main difficulties in the order of installing OSs are: license (if you only have an upgrade license, etc) and multi-boot. Linux has zero licensing difficulties for a home user (the license only comes into play for distributors). And if you're only planning on a single OS, multiboot ain't an issue.

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